Hanover, NH


Highest Appreciating Hanover Neighborhoods Since 2000

Hanover, NH Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Hanover Housing Market Information

With a population of 11,401, 2,885 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $551,013, Hanover house prices are not only among the most expensive in New Hampshire, Hanover real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Hanover, accounting for 65.43% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Hanover include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 23.04%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 7.39%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 3.68%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Hanover are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The town has a mixture of owners and renters, with 38.59% owning and 61.41% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Hanover built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Hanover built between 1940-1969 ( 25.14%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 22.56%). There's also some housing in Hanover built between 2000 and later ( 11.19%).

Hanover Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Hanover has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Hanover real estate appreciated 16.18% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 1.51%, putting Hanover in the top 20% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Hanover definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

Over the last year, Hanover appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Hanover's appreciation rate has been 2.91%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Hanover were at 2.78%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 11.58%.

Relative to New Hampshire, our data show that Hanover's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 80% of the other cities and towns in New Hampshire.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,100,000 8.6
$825,001 - $1,100,000 11.5
$550,001 - $825,000 25.5
$440,001 - $550,000 21.8
$330,001 - $440,000 16.1
$220,001 - $330,000 6.5
$110,001 - $220,000 8.8
$55,001 - $110,000 0.7
$0 - $55,000 0.6

Very High for NH
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
4.95930675098074 1.27388535031847

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Hanover Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2017 Q1 - 2017 Q2
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q2 - 2017 Q2
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q2 - 2017 Q2
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q2 - 2017 Q2
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q2 - 2017 Q2
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q2
85.42% 3.59% 10 9
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,968 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 38.59
Renters 61.41
Vacant 9.33

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 11.2
1970 - 1999 41.1
1940 - 1969 25.1
1939 or Older 22.6

Types of Homes

Single-Family 65.4
Townhomes 3.7
Small Apt. Buildings 7.4
Apt. Complexes 23.0
Mobile Homes 0.5
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 4.34
1 Bedroom 13.20
2 Bedrooms 20.43
3 Bedrooms 25.08
4 Bedrooms 24.36
5 or more bedrooms 12.60